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2017-04-20 / Local News

Elma traffic stop results in arrest


Yohe Yohe A Bradford, Pennsylvania, man is facing charges after Erie County sheriff’s deputies say he was found with a variety of opioid-based prescription drugs during a traffic stop in Elma.

Deputies reported stopping a driver for a traffic violation at the intersection of Transit Road and Seneca Street in Elma on Friday. Upon further investigation, the deputies allegedly discovered that the driver, Tyler Yohe, 27, was in possession of Xanax, Lorazepam, Suboxone and marijuana, along with a glass pipe and brass knuckles.

Yohe was arrested and transported to the Erie County Holding Center.

While he was being processed at the Holding Center, deputies from the Jail Management Division allegedly discovered nearly 2.5 grams of crack cocaine on Yohe’s person, along with a crack pipe in his shoe.

Yohe was charged with two felony counts of introducing contraband into prison, a felony count of criminal possession of cocaine, and a misdemeanor count of criminal possession of a controlled substance, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

He is also facing four misdemeanor counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a weapon and marijuana possession, the release said.

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